Eric "Guitar" Davis
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About Eric "Guitar" Davis
Eric Davis was born in the seventies to Dorothy Walker and world renowned drummer Bobby Davis. Eric begins to play drums at the age of five. By the age of ten Eric had become a young regular on Chicago's blues scene, playing drums with the late Jr. Wells, Lefty Dizz, Buddy Guy, BB King and the list goes on. While playing drums on the blues circuit, young Eric was hanging out at the legendary Checkerboard lounge on 43rd street . Eric asks local blues bass man Flash to teach him how to play bass and Buddy Guy overheard the conversation from behind the bar and told Eric that in order to get all the girls you have to play this, and handed Eric his old beat up Fender guitar and showed him a open G chord. Forward almost 30 years later and Eric Davis is a powerful force in his prime with fiery guitar picking, electrifying solos and a solid blues voice. Eric has his own band"The Troublemakers" that plays frequently in Chicago's Hottest Blues clubs.Eric was also voted the Best New Regional Act of 2007 in which he has became a fan favorite in Ohio,Indiana,Michigan,Tennessee,Missouri Iowa..Soon becoming a National Act. Eric's first C.D titled HERE COMES TROUBLE was released in 2007 in which it did so well THAT Eric is NOW working hard on his new AND antioipated c.d entitled" MOVING ON" in which the release date is SCHEDULE for early SPRING! One of Chicago's most sought out guitar players, he has played with Jimmy Burns, Big James and the Chicago Playboys, Cadillac Dave and his Redhots, sharing the stage with Tyrone Davis, BB King, Buddy Guy,Ronnie Baker Brooks, Billy Branch and the Sons of Blues,Mike Wheeler,Toronzo Cannon,Chico Banks,Charlie Love to name a few. Eric "Guitar"Davis is also the CEO of Young Blues Records a label that was develop to cater to young blues artists.21st century blues at it's finest.A SHOW NOT TO MISS WHEN HE COMES TO YOUR TOWN!!!!!!